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If its your first post you'll do better creating a new thread with "what tyre pressures" than just tagging on to this thread.

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after reading pages and pages I am no further forward with my tyre choice for my 6.5j 15inch merc wheels with what fits can I get a 215 75 15 Bf Goodrich on my 2wd van or what other sizes should I be looking at.

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xmarkx wrote:after reading pages and pages I am no further forward with my tyre choice for my 6.5j 15inch merc wheels with what fits can I get a 215 75 15 Bf Goodrich on my 2wd van or what other sizes should I be looking at.

if you use the tyre size calculator at the bottom of here:
http://www.brick-yard.co.uk/VehicleSpec ... ltwhls.htm, you can work out your prospective new size, against what you have fitted. I have gone for something 27" tall (stock 14s are 25.75"), covkid slightly taller.. dont go bigger than that. or too wide. mine are 215 wide, and i doubt you need anything wider than that.. hope that helps :D
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CovKid wrote:If its your first post you'll do better creating a new thread with "what tyre pressures" than just tagging on to this thread.

Or look here: http://forum.club8090.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=41&t=129597" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Thanks CovKid. I'll see what I've got,compare that to the formula and then go ahead and chalk them up. Many thanks.

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The Camel ready for the off.

New wheels bigger tyres and the exhaust all fitted.

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Looks like a Hotwheels camper :lol:
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boxer wrote:The Camel ready for the off.

New wheels bigger tyres and the exhaust all fitted.

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What size wheel and tyres are they?

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boxer wrote:The Camel ready for the off.

New wheels bigger tyres and the exhaust all fitted.

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What size wheel and tyres are they?

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Ha ha never thought of the hot wheels thing. Just need to get some flames down the side. We have made it to near Condom France and , so far, only the sink tap is playing up, wheels stayed on and performing well.
One good thing about reducing the offset is that the tendancy to go in a straight line has a stabilising effect. But would be, is, difficult without the power steering.
Wheels are AUDI A4 16 Inch with 215 65 Minerva SUVs both doing well in this 36 degree heat.
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Oh yea Gill drove it. For 200 yards stalled got out and said. " jesus, does that have an engine or do I need to pedal."
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Been offered a set of 15" Merc steels at a ridiculously cheap price,... only slight concern I have is they are ET37, is this too much? Frankly I am going to get them anyway as at the price quoted I can't lose, but would be good to know any issues. Many thanks.

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The 37et rears should fit fine. Mine are 16" 37et on the back with no mods. Fronts I don't know. I have 32et on the front, again 16" though. Hope that helps!
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Thanks. According to the brick yard anything between 39 & 30 is fine. I'm picking them up on Sat, I will report back

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Mine are 25 offset and have no issues. They don't need spacers either.
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slowcoach wrote:The 37et rears should fit fine. Mine are 16" 37et on the back with no mods. Fronts I don't know. I have 32et on the front, again 16" though. Hope that helps!

Hi correct me if I am wrong I have been considering buying the Mercedes 16 inch but through reading this thread I have conflicting info on ET "slowcoach the pics show clearly ET31" but you mention here they are ET32 and ET37 can you confirm the exact ET so I don't order wrong rims

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